Ryan and Another v Strickland Jarvis: PC 29 Jun 2005

(Antigua and Barbuda) The parties disputed the effect of a joint venture of the sale of an additional range of cars through a car showroom. One party said the other had misrepresented thir contractual status, and the other said that an approach had been made to the main distributors within such a short time as to show bad faith.
Held: The Court of Appeal had reversed the trial judge’s findings as to the honesty of a party. As an appellate court it was wrong to disturb such a finding. Appeal allowed.


Lord Hoffmann, Lord Millett, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers (The Master of the Rolls), Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord Carswell


[2005] UKPC 27


Bailii, PC


AppliedAkerhielm v De Mare PC 1959
A company prospectus contained the following: ‘About a third of the capital has already been subscribed in Denmark.’ Though the directors believed this to be true, it was not true at the time the prospectus was issued.
Held: The statement was . .
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Commonwealth, Contract

Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.228318